Wherever the title of securities is required to be stated, there shall be given such information as will indicate the type and general character of the securities, including the following:
(a) In the case of shares, the par or stated value, if any; the rate of dividends, if fixed, and whether cumulative or noncumulative; a brief indication of the preference, if any; and if convertible, a statement to that effect.
(b) In the case of funded debt, the rate of interest; the date of maturity, or if the issue matures serially, a brief indication of the serial maturities, such as “maturing serially from 1950 to 1960”; if the payment of principal or interest is contingent, an appropriate indication of such contingency; a brief indication of the priority of the issue; and if convertible, a statement to that effect.
(c) In the case of any other kind of security, appropriate information of comparable character.
[18 FR 8575, Dec. 19, 1953]
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